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PKI, digital trust, and digital and electronic signatures in Uganda

As Uganda embarks upon its ambitions Digital Transformation Roadmap, a fundamental question emerges: how can businesses navigate this transformative landscape with confidence? The answer lies in robust public key infrastructure (PKI), the bedrock of digital trust in the modern era.

PKI operates as a sophisticated digital handshake, where encrypted keys verify identities and secure data with unparalleled reliability. It is the armour guarding every transaction, document, and interaction online. With the National Information Technology Authority (NITA-U) spearheading its implementation, PKI empowers Ugandan businesses to embrace the digital future with certainty.

Ascertia stands firm as your trusted digital trust partner. We are your expert guide, demystifying the intricacies of PKI and electronic signatures. Through our comprehensive portfolio of tools and expertise, we empower you to embrace secure digital pathways, optimise operational efficiency, and cultivate unwavering customer confidence.

Key Benefits

  • Enhanced security and trust

    Our products help safeguard businesses with enhanced online security and trust. They help protect sensitive data through encryption and digital signatures, ensuring compliance and customer trust. We also verify user and device identities to prevent fraud in sensitive sectors like finance and healthcare.

  • Improved compliance

    Ascertia takes the stress out of compliance. Our solutions meet strict global regulations, so you can focus on what matters most – running your business. Our products and services provide businesses with legal defensibility in case of disputes or legal challenges, giving your business peace of mind and reducing the risk of costly fines or penalties.

  • Increased efficiency and productivity

    Our solutions can automate many manual tasks, such as bulk signing, certificate management and identity verification. This frees up employees to focus on other core business activities, leading to increased productivity and overall efficiency.

Electronic and digital signature laws and regulations in Uganda

Uganda’s burgeoning digital ecosystem presents a multitude of opportunities. However, navigating the legal intricacies surrounding electronic signatures and data privacy can pose unforeseen challenges.

Ascertia steps in as your trusted partner. We help ensure seamless integration of eSignatures and data processing while adhering to all relevant Ugandan laws and regulations.

Uganda’s PKI, data privacy and electronic signature regulations and laws as of 2023:

  • Electronic Signatures Act 2011: This Act establishes the legal framework for electronic signatures in Uganda. It grants legal recognition to electronic signatures and deems them valid and enforceable, provided they meet certain criteria, such as using the appropriate technology and being issued by a licensed service provider.
  • Data Protection and Privacy Act 2019: These regulations provide further details on how the Data Protection and Privacy Act should be implemented. They cover aspects such as data subject rights, cross-border data transfers, and enforcement mechanisms.
  • Electronic Transactions Act 2011: This Act facilitates the use of electronic transactions in Uganda by providing legal recognition for electronic records and communications.
  • Computer Misuse Act 2011: This Act address cybercrime and unauthorised access to computer systems.

Why do organisations in Uganda choose Ascertia?

Uganda’s economy is one of the fastest growing in East Africa, and businesses of all sizes are turning to technology to stay ahead of the competition. Ascertia, a leading provider of digital trust solutions in Uganda, is helping businesses achieve their goals with our comprehensive range of products and services.

From hardware and software to cloud and security, Ascertia is your one-stop shop for all your digital security requirements. We excel at offering innovative cybersecurity solutions paired with exceptional customer service and support, ensuring you get the best value for your investment.

We go beyond just equipment. We empower Ugandan businesses to thrive by boosting productivity, cutting costs, and safeguarding data. Our compliance expertise provides peace of mind, allowing you to focus on what truly matters.

Whether you’re a budding startup or a seasoned organisation, Ascertia has the expertise and solutions to propel your business to new heights. Contact us today to discuss how we can help unlock your digital potential.